Protein bars

Protein Bars 101: How To Choose What's Right For You

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 18:40

Study up before you hit the protein bar aisle.

Al Vernacchio

What's Your Sexual Footprint? How To Teach Teens About Sex The Right Way [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 18:21

Teaching teens about sex can be really complex. Al Vernacchio, a prominent sex educator, offers some steps to make it easier.

Balloons with water drops hanging on a clothesline

7 Oddball Facts About Testicles You Probably Didn't Know [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:56

These weird facts about testicles — from testicle size during sex to former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson’s ballsy move — will make you want to drop your pants and give them a second look.

weight lifting

Lift Weights For Just 20 Minutes A Day And Remember More

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:38

People who lift weights for just 20 minutes can improve their memory, showing that the effects of exercise emerge right away. Now, imagine what a regular routine can do.

What Americans Dream About

What Each State Tends To Dream Most About [MAP]

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:12

Across U.S. states, Americans have similar dreams about everything from sex to unusual dreams about animals, but what do they really mean?


Surprise, Surprise: Free Birth Control Reduces Teen Pregnancies, Abortions

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:00

Teens who are given free birth control devices don't get pregnant nearly as often, and thus avoid having abortions too. Now, pro-lifers may want to consider which is worse: abortions or contraception?


Sometimes Mean Girls Just Need An Intervention

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 16:05

Interactive discussions mixed with role-playing and journaling helped a group of middle schoolers resolve conflict maturely.


Global Snack Time Is Healthier, But Consumers May Not Be

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:42

Snack trends may be healthier, but it's not enough to improve overall health.


Obesity Raises Cancer Risks At Every Stage, From Diagnosis To Remission

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:44

The American Soceity of Clinical Oncology has called for obesity to be officially recognized for the role it plays in the diagnosis, treatment, and mortality rates of cancer.


How To Make Your Workouts Feel Like They're Flying By

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:13

If you visualize your workouts in their totality, rather than bite-sized chunks, science says they'll feel longer and more tiresome.


Kiss Those Cells Goodbye: This Is Your Brain On No Sleep

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:30

Seven hours of sleep may not seem like much each night, but missing them can level huge penalties against your brain.

Smoking While Pregnant

Mothers Who Smoke Could Be Ruining Their Sons' Fertility

By | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:00

Expecting mother who continue to smoke while pregnant or breastfeeding hurt their chances of becoming a grandmother by lowering their son's sperm count.

Good Eye Health Needs More Than Carrots To Maintain

Carrots Aren’t Enough To Save Your Eyes

By | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:29

Our eyes are in dire need for some nutrient backups and supplements to maintain us throughout life.


You May Be Able To Crank Up Your Baby’s Language Skills With Sound Exercises

By | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:00

A team of researchers at Rutgers University is currently working on an interactive baby toy, which they claim will help your child reach his maximum linguistic potential.

badass scar

Kid Takes Time Lapse Of His Wound Healing, And It's Pretty Cool [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:53

A 26-year-old suffered a gnarly wound to the face when a drunk guy attacked him at a bar, but his new time lapse video reveals the gradual development of a pretty cool scar.